Round 17 – Sal’s Preview: Kreuzing home

Sal is back with his insights into this weekend’s AFL Round 17 as well as the card at Flemington.

AFL post-season: Who is ready for a superdraft?

Waiting for something to happen in trade period? Still don’t understand how the draft rates the comparative worth of players? Prior to last year’s draft, Dave Brown tried to make sense of how it all works.

Round 19 – Carlton v Adelaide: Glenelg v Crows v Carlton v Crows

Mickey Randall has his eye on two games at once as his Bays play at home and his Crows play away.

Round 4 – Previewish (again): A bit of Four Play

Tipsters, Sal’s preview of everything footy and horseracing for your consideration this weekend.

2018 AFL Player Previews: Revisited

How did they fare in 2018? Anna Pavlou revisits the player previews she made at the beginning of the 2018 AFL season to present an assessment of their performances for the year.

Round 21 – GWS v Adelaide: Junior and the Meat Tray

In this increasingly fractious world of dilemma and doubt, is there anything better for the soul than winning a meat tray asks Mickey Randall. And, what about a team of Juniors?

Daniel Giansiracusa: Devoted Dog

In today’s fickle world of AFL, it’s refreshing to know that Daniel Giansiracusa is a Bulldog through and through and is invested in the game of Australian Rules and the only club he has ever called home.

Round 7- Adelaide v Carlton: Come, Come Mr Bond

A critique of TV, radio and Bond movies all in one match report from Mickey Randall. Gold!

Round 7 thoughts and predictions from Sal

Can’t decide who to pick in the footy this weekend? Sal’s thoughts and predictions for Round 7 might help.

Rounds 1 and 2 – Fearless: I’m back!

Fearless is back! Read his wrap up of Rounds 1 and 2 right here!

Round 2 – Adelaide v Richmond: Welcome Home Bryce Gibbs

Michael Sexton remembers Bryce Gibbs as a 17-year-old from Glenelg with a drop punt that made you purr, and a Zen calmness that defied his age, and has watched him with pride in becoming the champion footballer he is today.

Raving Rulebook No 9

Rulebook doesn’t disappoint this week, covering the AFL Draft, Wallabies, the Women’s Ashes, the Redbacks, Ben Simmons, Wayville Trots (blimey!!!) and Winx v Black Caviar. Who gets a bake this week? [And the backing music is a winner yet again – Ed.]

Round 22 – Carlton v Hawthorn: Blues have luck on their side

Carlton defeating old foe Hawthorn makes the season almost worthwhile for Tony Reed.

Round 15 – Carlton v Adelaide: Fighting back

Peter Fuller was impressed with Carlton’s fight back in the last quarter to scare the Crows. The Blues may have fallen short, but their improvement from last season’s game has supporters excited for the future.

Round 14 – Richmond v Carlton: Return to normalcy

  In a weekend marked by high drama and some unexpected results, Richmond v Carlton provided a return to normalcy. The Tigers emerged as expected with a comfortable victory, and had the match in their control for most of the proceedings.   When I suggested just prior to ¾ time that they could don Joffa’s [Read more]

Round 9 – Fremantle v Carlton: Luck has deserted us

Peter Fuller’s sense of optimism disappeared during the second half as Fremantle got the better of Carlton at Subiaco.

Round 10 – Carlton v North Melbourne: From Rounds 2, 4 and 5, to Now

North Melbourne have finally got the wins on the board after closes losses in the early rounds of the season. Deakin student Marnie Cohen is optimistic about the youthful Kangas in 2017.

In the firing line with the ruck rovers

The role of the ruck-rover is defined by the many wonderful exemplars Carolyn Spooner refers to from teams of the’60’s through to the current day.

To trade or not to trade: Shakespeare’s hot take on the Gibbs non-deal

Every man and his Bard has an opinion on the trade period these days

Bless us, O Lord, and these, Thy gifts, which we are about to receive from Thy bounty. Through Bryce. Amen.

For Carlton fans, Bryce Gibbs has been an unrequited talent, Father Rooster sees his potential departure as manna from heaven.